31 children turned up this evening for the weekly meeting of the Bury Knights Junior Chess Club. As well as the usual rated games, members played the third round of the Delancey UK Chess Challenge. The lead in this competition is held by four players, Alex Sheerin, Tom Roy, Alan John and Alwin Jose, all on the maximum score of nine points.
Ed Player (right) was also in attendance, giving a demonstration to the club’s top players of how he shouldn’t have lost his game the previous day against Steve Gregory, when both were in mutual time trouble and relying on 15-second increments!
The club’s membership currently stands at 40, of whom eight are girls.